alzheimer’s

Copper may be a trigger of Alzheimer’s disease

Copper, which is found in anything from drinking water to red meats, may be an environmental trigger of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study. The study, published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggests copper keeps toxic proteins from leaving the brain. It is…

Oprah and Einstein photos offer clues about early dementia

You are looking at a woman’s face; the contours and features seem so familiar.  You see the billowing brown hair, the broad smile, the almond-shaped eyes.  You may even be able to describe things about her:  Famous talk show host, actress in “The Color Purple,” philanthropist. You feel a familiar…

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